The nature, the climate and most other things of India is somewhat unpredictable and that is what makes it even more interesting for tourists. You can enjoy the ethnic culture, classical monuments, beautiful coasts and mystic deserts in the various Tours to India.
Some of the fast facts of India
Full Name: Republic of India
Capital: New Delhi
Area: 3,287,590 sq km/ 1,269,338 sq miles
Population: 1, 027, 015, 247 (2001 Census)
Currency: Indian Rupees (Rs.)
Coastline Length: 7600 km
Geographical location: Lies between latitudes 8 ° 4' and 37 ° 6 ' north and longitudes 68 ° 7 ' and 97° 25' east.
Languages: 17 major languages and 844 dialects.
Major religions: Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism
Hisoty of India
India carries a rich cultural legacy, it was few of the early centers which saw the emergence of civilization along with Mesopotamia, Egypt and China. The period of early civilization was followed by the Vedic Age, the period of Janapadas, the emergence of Mauryas, Guptas and the Deccan kingdoms. The 16th century saw the emergence of Mughals who were overthrown by the might of British imperialistic powers. This segment provides an insight into different aspects of Indian history.
Covering an area of 3.28 million sq kms it is the seventh largest country in the world. The mainland of India extends between 8º 4' N and 37º 6’ North Latitude and 68º 7’ and 97º 25’East Longitudes. The Tropic of Cancer 23º 30’ N divides India almost into two halves. The land frontier of the country is 15, 200 km and the total length of the coastline is over 7, 500 kms.
Indian peninsula tapers southward resulting in the division of the Indian Ocean into two expanse of water – the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. There is a great diversity of landforms such as lofty mountains, deep valleys, extensive plains, wide plates and a number of islands. Broadly the physical features of India can be divided into five physical units - The Great Mountains of the North, The North Indian Plain, The Peninsular Plateau, The Coastal Plains, and The Islands.
Economics / Business
This section deals with all the major economy and business related aspect of Indian Economy. Maps on location of major industries in the country, availability of resources, energy, production facilities, communication means etc are included here. India has managed to conserve its traditions while absorbing the customs, traditions and ideas of its invaders and immigrants.
As a result of its unique history, India is a home to many religions and languages. Religious practices of various faiths are an integral part of everyday life in this country. India also houses many educational institutions, which attract people from all parts of the world to come and study here. Known for its rich and unique cultural heritage, India also have many state of the art hotels to cater its booming travel and tourism industry.